comes a big cat. it charges its back and hisses, the mother mouse gathers her little children around her, and looks the cat in the eye and goes, ruff, ruff, ruff. the cat, stunned, turns and runs away. the mother bows looked down and says, let that be a lesson to you. never underestimate the power of the second language. [laughter] [applause] so as we begin to estimate some of these powers, what i would like you to do, for me, think about one part of the theme that we are exploring today, the good life.